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Queen Mary University of London offers taught and research postgraduate degrees. It facilitates world-leading research across all academic schools and departments, with an impressive track record of innovative interdisciplinary collaborations. Students benefit from first-class research and transferable skills training, dedicated postgraduate-only spaces, and opportunities to present and discuss their work – with their peers and at international conferences.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

6,137 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 77%
  • Part Time 23%

Domicile

  • UK 43%
  • EU 11%
  • Other 45%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Law 70 1170 1240
Accounting & Finance 5 940 950
Other 180 720 900
Business & Management Studies 45 470 515
Computer Science 110 165 280
Medicine 110 165 275
Biological Sciences 85 130 215
Marketing 0 200 200
Economics 25 155 180
Politics 20 105 130
English 45 75 120
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 85 25 110
Dentistry 30 70 100
Physics & Astronomy 60 35 95
Education 0 90 90
Mechanical Engineering 55 30 90
Mathematics 50 35 85
Materials Technology 60 10 70
History 40 30 70
Librarianship & Information Management 0 60 60
Chemistry 40 5 50
Geography & Environmental Science 25 20 45
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 0 40 40
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 10 25 35
Linguistics 20 15 35
Communication & Media Studies 10 20 30
Social Policy 0 25 25
Psychology 10 15 25
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 10 10 25
General Engineering 0 20 20
Civil Engineering 0 15 15
Anatomy & Physiology 0 15 15
Iberian Languages 5 0 5
German 5 5 5
Sports Science 0 5 5
Anthropology 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 8,700
Mixed -
Laboratory 9,250
Clinical 25,400
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Queen Mary offers a significant package of bursaries, scholarships and studentships in a range of subject areas, including to newly-qualified postgraduate applicants. Queen Mary graduates can also benefit from Alumni Loyalty Awards.
  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • The university offers approximately 850 accommodation spaces for postgraduate students. 
  • Aspire Point is an iconic new development in Stratford providing affordable living and study space for 445 postgraduate students, with stunning views over London and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. It offers a range of non en-suite, en-suite and studio rooms and is a short (20 minute) bus journey away from the Mile End campus. There are also en-suite rooms provided by Unite within a 5-minute walk of the Mile End campus. 
  • Queen Mary offers dedicated spaces for medicine and dentistry postgraduate students at Charterhouse Square and Whitechapel campuses.